Archive for the ‘Immigration and Citizenship’ Category

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Updates Policy on Canadians Employed in Legal Marijuana Industry

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
Until recently there was considerable uncertainty in Canada when it came to how U.S. Customs and Border Protection would treat Canadians who were soon to be lawfully employed in the marijuana industry.

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The L-Visa: An Attractive Option for Canadian Companies

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
For Canadian companies looking send their Canadian employees to the United States to work with their American parent, branch or subsidiary company, the L Visa is an attractive option.

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U.S. and Canadian Immigration Law – An Overview

By Pushor Mitchell LLP
One of the benefits of being called to the bar on both sides of the U.S./Canada Border is being able to assist clients with both their U.S. and Canadian immigration matters.

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TN Visa – Facilitating Labour Mobility Between Canada, Mexico and the United States

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into force January 1, 1994 and was the follow-up agreement to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA).

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Travelling to the United States with Your Nanny? Make Sure you Obtain the Proper Work Visa First

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
It is that time of year when families want to travel to warm places like Florida, Arizona and California, in order to get away from the Canadian winter. Often times families want to bring along their nanny.

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Relinquishing or Renouncing Your U.S. Citizenship: What You Need to Know

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
According to the U.S. Treasury Department a record number of U.S. citizens, 5,411 to be exact, renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2016.

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Acquiring U.S. Citizenship Through a U.S. Citizen Parent: What You Need To Know

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
The inscription on the U.S. side of the Peace Arch monument at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington reads “Children of a common mother.”

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